This Week In News Around Monmouth and Ocean Counties
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Jet-Packing Over Barnegat Bay Is New Craze
Brick- Anyone who has ever dreamed of flying or walking on water can now turn that dream into a reality.
Jersey Shore Watercraft Rentals has unveiled a new product for this summer, called Jetlev.
According to JSWR owners Manny Bello and Raymond Cortese, it is the ultimate adrenaline ride.
Read more on Brick Patch.
Lighted Boat Parade In Inlet Marks 125th Anniversary of Manasquan
Manasquan- The borough of Manasquan celebrated its 125th anniversary on Tuesday night with a lighted boat parade through the Manasquan Inlet.
Over 20 boats outfitted in patriotic lights and decorations made their way through the inlet as hundreds of residents watched from Manasquan and Point Pleasant Beach.
See the full gallary of photos on Manasquan-Belmar Patch.
Arrests, Ejections Made at Monmouth Park
Oceanport- Oceanport police responded to Monmouth Park numerous times in the past month on offenses ranging from drunk and disorderly conduct to assault.
Read more on Little Silver-Oceanport Patch.
Honoring One Of The Jersey Shore's Greats
Wall- Wall Stadium is scheduled to honor the memory of a longtime Jersey Shore racing legend with a race this weekend, stadium officials said.
The 76-lap “John Blewett III Memorial’’ is set to take place Saturday, memorializing a Modified racer who lost his life in Thompson, Ct., five year ago. Members of the Blewett family, incluing standout driver Jimmy Blewett who plans on driving in the race that honors his brother, plan to be in attendance, track officials said.
Wall Stadium Speedway will take time to honor the memory of one of its most successful and popular drivers as it celebrates the “John Blewett III Memorial” this Saturday evening. Spectator seating will open at 5:00 p.m. with qualifying set for 6:00 p.m. and feature race action scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
Police Chief, Residents Say Snooki & JWoww are 'Quiet' Neighbors
Manchester- Their antics on MTV’s “Jersey Shore” may have made them notorious, but the behavior of Snooki and JWoww since renting a Johnson Avenue home in Manchester has been very much on the quiet side, according to both Police Chief Brian Klimakowski and local residents.
“We have received no calls into police dispatch regarding their residence,” said the chief. “The only call I received was a personal one from a gentleman on that street who requested that we put up speed limit signs, or signs which remind everyone there’s a playground nearby, in order to control the speed limit there.”
Read more on Manchester Patch.
Red Bank Firm Files Discrimination Suit Against Dunkin' Donuts
Red Bank- A discrimination case filed against corporate coffee chain Dunkin' Donuts has been amended to include three New Jersey plaintiffs, all of whom claim they were treated unfairly by the company because of their race or gender, it was recently announced.
According to Tambaro, the Prettos, who are African American, had signed a franchise agreement with the company in 2006 and requested to open a store in the greater New York area.
Read more on Red Bank Patch.